PLATFORM: IPAD

Greenpeace

http://www.greenpeace.org

Greenpeace exists because this fragile earth deserves a voice. It needs solutions. It needs change. It needs action. Greenpeace is an independent global campaigning organization that acts to change attitudes and behavior, to protect and conserve the environment and to promote peace.

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Greenpeace International, Greenpeace, Environment, Campaign, Conserve

Healthy Child Healthy World

http://healthychild.org

Healthy Child Healthy World ignites the movement that empowers parents to protect children from harmful chemicals. With a growing body of evidence linking everyday environmental contaminants to asthma, learning disabilities, obesity, cancer and more, Healthy Child translates the science and inspires parents and caregivers to create healthy environments where families can flourish.

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Healthy Child Healthy World, Children, Chemicals

How Stuff Works

http://www.howstuffworks.com

From car engines to search engines, from cell phones to stem cells, and thousands of subjects in between, HowStuffWorks has it covered. No topic is too big or too small for our expert editorial staff to unmask ... or for you to understand. In addition to comprehensive articles, our helpful graphics and informative videos walk you through every topic clearly, simply and objectively. Our premise is simple: Demystify the world and do it in a simple, clear-cut way that anyone can understand.

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Howstuffworks, Education

InfiniScroll

http://www.curioushat.com/infiniscroll

InfiniScroll is the open-ended storytelling tool for curious minds. The app breaks the rules of linear storytelling by creating a never ending magical visual exploration of the wonderful drawings by Francesco Chiacchio. 

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InfiniScroll, App, Book, Picture Book, Read, Literacy, Children, Kids, Story, Stories, Imagination

Kiva

http://www.kiva.org

Kiva is the world's first and largest crowdfunding platform for social good. Kiva is a nonprofit organization that aims to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty and expand economic opportunity. Since 2005, Kiva and their growing global community of 950,000 lenders have crowdfunded more than $450 million in microloans to over 1 million entrepreneurs in 65 countries, with a 98.9% repayment rate. Visitors can browse the website to see profiles and stories of borrowers seeking loans for school tuitions and supplies, expanding their business, access to clean/green energy products and more. You can choose someone to lend $25 or more to and when your loan is repaid you can relend to another person or withdraw you money from the system.

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Micro Loans, Kiva, Crowdfunding, Lend, Loan

Lost at E Minor

http://www.lostateminor.com

Lost At E Minor is an online publication of inspiring art, design, music, photography and pop culture: low brow sensibilities mashed up with the grittier elements of high brow culture.

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Lost At E Minor, Creativity

Meetup

http://www.meetup.com

Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 2,000 groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities.

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Meetup, Local Community, Lectures, Action

Men's Health

http://www.menshealth.com

The men's guide to fitness, sex, women, workouts, weight loss, health, nutrition and muscle building from the world's largest men's magazine

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Men's Health, Media, Magazine, Health

Mint

https://www.mint.com

Mint brings all your financial accounts together online or on your mobile device, automatically categorizes your transactions, lets you set budgets and helps you achieve your savings goals.

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Productivity, Mint

Natural Resources Defense Council

http://www.nrdc.org

NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action group, combining the grassroots power of 1.3 million members and online activists with the courtroom clout and expertise of more than 350 lawyers, scientists and other professionals.

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Natural Resources Defense Council, Environment, NRDC

ONE

http://www.one.org

ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising public awareness and pressuring political leaders to support smart and effective policies and programs that are saving lives, helping to put kids in school and improving futures. Cofounded by Bono and other campaigners, ONE is nonpartisan and works closely with African activists and policy makers.

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U2, Bono, Poverty, Fighting Poverty, Africa, ONE, One International

Open Culture

http://www.openculture.com

Open Culture brings together high-quality cultural & educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community.

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Open Culture, Education

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

http://www.peta.org

PETA focuses its attention on the four areas in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time: on factory farms, in the clothing trade, in laboratories, and in the entertainment industry.

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People For The Ethical Treatment Of Animals, PETA, Animals & Wildlife

Pop Tech

http://poptech.org

We convene this community in intimate, peer-level gatherings where participants can share their most provocative questions and their most promising new ideas, and begin to work together on new approaches to some of the world’s toughest challenges.

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Pop Tech, Research

Population Media Center

http://www.populationmedia.org

Population Media Center works worldwide using entertainment-education for social change. PMC’s programs encourage positive behavior change among the audience.

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Population Media Center, Media, Positive